CADIZ, Spain – Dragados Offshore has awarded a new contract to IKM Testing Spain for the Compresión Alta Litoral A (CA-LITORAL-A) project in the Campeche region of the Gulf of Mexico.
Dragados Offshore is a subcontractor for Pemex Exploration.
The work scope for IKM Testing Spain comprises engineering services on the CA-LITORAL-A platform. Pemex’s aim is to increase current oil and gas production. The platform will be designed to cope with the required flexibility to comply with new operating conditions for the Litoral processing center, to eliminate excess gas flaring, and to provide modular capacity needed for increased production.
Its compression system will have capacity to increase pressure to 85 kg/sq cm by means of high-pressure compression modules, and must be ready for the project’s second phase when the Litoral process center (CP-Litoral-A) starts production, with an overall processing capacity of 200 MMb/d of oil and 600 MMcf/d of gas. IKM Testing Spain will contribute with skilled personnel in this process.
Timeline for Dragados is around two and a half years, including offshore hookup, commissioning, and the startup phase offshore. All work will be executed from Dragados’ facilities in Mexico.
The duration for the contract between IKM Testing Spain and Dragados Offshore are 5-8 months and starts in Desember 2013. Amount; TBA.
To read more, please visit the IKM Testing website.